Daily Oklahoman, The
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
June 21, 2010
Thurma Lerae (Richmond) Morrison was
born September 23, 1920 in LeeRay, TX to Pearl and Thurman
Richmond. She passed away Saturday, June 19, 2010, at Brighton
Gardens Assisted Living Center in Oklahoma City, OK.
She is survived by her son, R.C.
Morrison, and his wife, Vicki; daughter, Lois Mitchell, and her
husband, Bob; granddaughter, J.P. Morrison; granddaughter, Emily
McLarty, and her husband, Patrick; and great-grandson, Hank
Lerae was devoted to her beloved
husband, Bob Morrison, for 63 years prior to Bob's death in
2004. She was a smart, beautiful and generous person with a
terrific sense of humor, who touched many lives. Lerae lived in
Nicoma Park , OK for 59 years and was an active member in Nicoma
Park Christian Church (now Faith Community Christian Church in
Choctaw). She had a perfect pitch singing voice that sustained
her church choir for many years, was a Sunday school teacher for
50+ years and church secretary for many years, a founding member
of the Nicoma Park chapter of the Eastern Star, and donated
countless hours of volunteer service to many agencies and people
in need. Lerae competitively participated in numerous sports in
her youth and was an avid sports fan. Special thanks to Karen
Ross, M.D. at OU Physicians for her compassionate and tender
care of Lerae and her family for many years, to Good Shepherd
Hospice for their services at the end of Lerae's life and to all
of Lerae's family and friends (especially Billie McWillams at
Brighton Gardens) who cared for her so dearly.
In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions may be made to Faith Community Christian Church,
100 S. Choctaw Road, Choctaw, OK 73020. Services will be held
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 @ 3:00 p.m. at the Mausoleum Chapel at
Gardens, 3400 N. Midwest Blvd., Midwest City, Oklahoma.
... Complied and transcribed by Marti Graham, 2009.
Complied and transcribed by Marti Graham, 2009.